Friday, May 8, 2009

Upside Down World

I think my graduation today has tilted the axis of the world slightly. Check this out (from Bloomberg). The Dow Jones is currently over 8500, and at the same time:
New US unemployed last month were officially at 539,000 ("better than expected"):
Ford begs loans from the Dept of Energy, that's Ford of "we don't need no stinkin' loans " fame:
The stress tested banks officially need "only" 75 gazillion more to continue as zombies:
Pakistan is officially immolating itself one last time against the Taliban in the Swat Valley:
Umm, what would the Stock Market do on a good news day?